Jon Shugart-CEO of Book Profits

Whether it was through marketing automation or the use of big data, Jon Shugart of BookProfits (along with his partner, Luke Sample ) has tackled problems that very few others have gone after solving. However, that is what gets him excited the most, and the more difficult the challenge, the more ready he is to jump in with both feet and get to work to solve it. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what you do now? I have always gravitated towards solving problems, even when I was young. Math was my favorite subject and I always felt I would be…

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Luke Sample is the co-founder of BookProfits, (along with Jon Shugart ) a training program and software that helps entrepreneurs leverage part-time book trades for full-time profits.  As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what you do now? Well if we go WAY back, when I was very young I wanted to be a “garbage man.” They had the coolest job to me which was standing on the back of the truck while it was moving, and tossing in bags. Who doesn’t want to do that? As I grew older I started to take up a deep interest in the…

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Paul Reid appointed MD of Pfizer Healthcare

Paul Reid has been appointed as managing director of Pfizer Healthcare Ireland, which is responsible for commercialising medicines in the field of inflammation, oncology, vaccines, haemophilia, pain and infective diseases. Reid has over 18 years of pharmaceutical experience, 12 of these at Pfizer where he has held a number of different roles in sales and marketing, including sales director/head of learning and development and marketing director. Before joining Pfizer, he worked with Aventis Pharma, Nutricia Ireland and Rowa Pharmaceuticals. He has a bachelor of science (management) from Trinity College Dublin and a marketing degree from Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). “The pharmaceutical industry is facing a number of challenges and…

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Alexander The Great Leadership

Great Conquerors: Alexander the Great Alexander the Great was one of history’s most celebrated conquerors. Born as heir to the Macedonian King, his great ambition led him to take on the high Persian Empire. At its height, Alexander’s empire stretched all the way from modern-day Italy clear to the Himalayas. Alexander The Great Leadership: A Short Biography Alexander was born July 20, 356 BC in Pella, a city in the Ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedonia. As the son of Philip II, King of Macedon, Alexander was raised as a noble Macedonian youth. Learning to read, play the lyre, ride, fight, and hunt were high priorities for Alexander. As he got…

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Daniel Goleman

What Makes a Leader? Daniel Goleman Books, Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence Psychologist and author Daniel Goleman , one of the world’s leading experts on emotional and social intelligence. As he publishes his latest collection of articles, he speaks to Ann O’Dea about many topics, including leadership in London . Widely acknowledged as the man who brought the concept of emotional intelligence to the masses. Through his 1996 bestseller Emotional Intelligence – Why it can matter more than IQ, Daniel Goleman has just published Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence.  The book collects together in one volume his ‘must-read’ articles from the Harvard Business Review and key excerpts from his books. Goleman elaborates on his…

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Teeka Tiwari is the editor of the Palm Beach Letter for the Palm Beach Research Group. As one of the first investing experts to explore cryptocurrencies, Teeka Tiwari is a financial pioneer. The former hedge fund manager and Wall Street executive recommended Bitcoin and Ether in 2016 when they were trading around $400 and $9, respectively. And that was just the start. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what you do now? I grew up in England’s foster care system, in an unheated room over a garage. There were days I didn’t eat. I remember cutting out photos of…

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José Mourinho - One of the Greatest Coaches in Soccer History

José Mourinho Teams Coached | José Mourinho is among many as one of the greatest coaches in soccer (football) history, and he is the current manager of Manchester United. In his impressive managerial career, he has helmed top football clubs such as Porto, Real Madrid, and Chelsea. A Short Biography José Mourinho was born in Portugal on January 26th, 1963. From a young age, his mother encouraged him to aim for success in all his endeavors. His father was a professional goalkeeper. Because of this, Mourinho always had a keen interest in football. When his father moved on to coaching, Mourinho followed his lead. He began to study opposing teams and game tactics relentlessly.…

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Lee Kuan Yew - Leadership Transformed Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew – “The Impossible Can Happen!” Lee Kuan Yew was the first and longest-serving Prime Minister of Singapore. It was his leadership that transformed Singapore from a third world country into a thriving metropolitan city in just three decades. In a press conference, referring to the airline pilot strike of Singapore Air, he said, “I have spent a lifetime building this (referring to the city of Singapore), and as long as I am in charge, no one is going to knock it down.” He was the leader Singapore needed, and it took him a mere 65 minutes to end the strike. A Short Biography of Lee Kuan Yew…

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As part of our ongoing interview series, we were honored to speak with Dr. Sam Muslin of Face Lift Dentistry in Santa Monica, California. Dr. Muslin is a Doctor of Dental Surgery, was honored to receive the “Master of the Academy of General Dentistry” award, was featured on The Doctors, and developed Face Lift Dentistry®, VENLAY® Restoration and JawTrac® bite correction. But he’s not just a leader in advancing new procedures; to grow his practice Dr. Muslin also had to cultivate his business management skills and shares key lessons with us today. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what…

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Walter Vera, Vice President of Metals.com Business and Leadership had the opportunity to interview Walter Vera, VP of Metals.com , one of the fastest growing independent retailers of gold and silver. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what you do now? Growing up I knew I wanted to do something that I could be proud of and that my family could be proud of. When we’re young we bounce around from ideal job to ideal job because we like to follow what we see. I always had a genuine desire to be a leader while at the…

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